Nov 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
problem and we have huge varieties between states and education levels and gender. >> let's talk about the psyc psychology of it. are people looking at the numbers and measures how they feel? whatever the case, they're measures how they feel at their home right now. >> absolutely. it's a good media story to talk about the number that changes month to month. oh, my god the unemployment rate is 7.9%. do i have a job that pays enough? do i have several part-time jobs? will i find one if i lose one? that's what matters at an individual level. >> we know how that factor into who the public will vote for on tuesday. who makes me feel more comfortable about my future. >> what's odd about this is you think those areas hurting the most would be most likely to blame washington and president obama. they're most likely to vote democratic. people who do not have jobs who are struggling and not earning sufficient income seem much more likely to gravitate toward a party with a safety net. people who have jobs and are doing well are more likely to be skeptical of government activity. >> thank you very
Oct 29, 2012 11:00am PDT
should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> the dramatic scene this morning in freeport on new york's long island where firefighters battled a house fire as floodwaters from hurricane sandy started to pour into the town. those firefighters were knee-deep in water as you see from the pibts. thankfully no injuries reported there. more than 45,000 without power in that area of new york. mara skav camp powe joins. are most heeding that evacuation order snoo the reason officials addr
Oct 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
. children to educate. a middle class to rebuild. but the last thing we should do is turn back now. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> welcome back. in the past hour we found out the new york stock exchange will re-open tomorrow after being closed for the past two days as a result the of the damage caused by sandy. in the meantime the storm could delay the release of the final jobs report before election day. the labor department officials say they're hopeful they can release that final report as scheduled on friday. cnbc's scott kohn joins me live from lower manhattan. >> the better news is the stock exchange will re-open tomorrow? >> reporter: that's right. that was important for the a number of reasons. the new york stock exchange hasn't closed two days in a row for weather since 1888. they do not like to close the exchange for an extended period ever. the other issue is tomorrow is the last day of the month. it's very important that they get trades in at the end of the month. it's also the end of the year for some entities, so they need to be able it to t
Nov 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
. there are still challenges to meet. children to educate. a middle class to rebuild. but the last thing we should do is turn back now. president obama: i'm barack obama and...